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in america and reduce our dependence on middle eastern oil. but that is not the policy we have. the president has the epa out there trying to bully the country. we are turning the other way and saying, c none saying dispositionap and trade energy -- we are turning the other way and saying, none of this past and trade energy tax -- cap and trade energy tax. the president followed that up with a $1.9 trillion increase in the national debt. increased the credit card of the country. we had already maxed out the credit card, but the president said that was not enough. he wanted to double down. he created a government takeover of health care. the bill grew and grew and grew. there were backroom deals analyzed a -- and lies. before they passed it, they had to have a reconciliation bill to fix the problems of the first bill before it was even signed into law. the health care czar has the authority to take your health care away from you even if you like it. what are we doing with all of these czars? get rid of them in. [applause] you have literally got a shot of government running around. you have c
: "conservative victory, defeating obama's radical agenda." a road map for how conservatives can get america on the right track. we've seen our constitution trampled in recent weeks with the passage of the health care bill. on this tour we are going to be standing with average americans like who are here tonight that say enough is enough. democrats are coming clean telling us why they pushed for their health care overhaul it wasn't about extending coverage it was about a dramatic redistribution of wealth theme here inv2lqñ ameri. >> the question is, in a democracy, where does the right balance between those at the top, 20% of the people do most of the consumer spending and so forth and those at the bottom? when it gets out of whack as it did in the 20s and it has now you need to do some redistribution. this is a form of redistribution. >> everyone is entitled to adequate health care. if you call that redistribution of income. i call it being fair. >> sean: just being fair. looks like the truth is coming out here with reaction to that and much more, a warm utah welcome ladies and gentlemen,
to be the rigid ideologue that he is. why would america expect anything other than than an extreme justice? would you want the republicans, if he appoints a radical left winger to oppose -- >> absolutely we will be engaged very closely, very effectively in this debate. this is an opportunity to change the direction of the court. i know a lot of folks want to lay this off, you are going to replace a liberal with a liberal that is not the idea this is the difference between a court that is going to focus on the rule of law and working that way or activist court that is going to try to legislate from the bench. the rnc will be prepared to fight any effort to put a left leaning activist judge on this court. >> sean: i think the crowd is happy about that. [ cheering ] >> sean: bart stupak -- by the way, i'm not going to pat myself on the back. i said from the beginning he would cave. i knew he would give in just as nelson was bought off. do you think he's afraid to run in this reelection? >> absolutely. because of these folks right here. [ cheering ] >> the people have been sending a signal for some t
. harry reid said, we have transformed america forever. is he right? >> well, as i say, there are going to be a lot -- there has to be attempts to undo a lot of that transformation. we were warned by candidate obama. we shouldn't be surprised. we were days away if the campaign from fundamentally transforming this country. this country that so many of us love and do not want to see transformed. steps toward insolvency, socialism. there will be a lot of attempts to undo this. >> sean: is this about western european socialism, is this an appeasement mentality the president has adopted? >> sure it is. this is the most radical president, radical speaker and senate leader we have seen in the history of the country. the american people are out-of-pocket rejecting everything they are putting forward. [ cheering ] >> sean: i think they agree. we watched the bribery, we watched the bullying. we watched the intimidation and all it took to pass this health care bill which is a take over of 1/ of the american company. you want to previously the health care bill. >> completely. >> sean: what is the s
. >> president obama announces major changes in america's nuclear strategy. >> announcing to every regime out there under what circumstances you can do cause? >> a former speaker sounds off. >> the most radical president in american history. has now thrown dn the gauntlet to the american people. >> a new dynamic duo takes center stage. >> two years from now president obama will be a one-term president. >> supreme court justice john paul stevens announces his retirement -- who will present an obama named to replace him? >> virginia had been the capital of confederacy. >> confederacy history month in virginia. wasn't slaver worth a mention? >> slavery was the controlling and central issue and i don't know anyone with historical creance -- credence would differ with that? >> the united states has used nuclear-weapons only twice, against her were she not and nagasaki toward the end of world war ii. afterwards japan surrendered. once we have the bomb the soviets wanted one and the nuclear arms race was on. president obama announced he is reworking america's nuclear strategy, scaling back the role
for america's future in space. >> his plan is a major revision of previous policy and is already drawing criticism from some of the nation's past heroes in space. t.j. winick joins us from washington with details. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, vinita. under the president's plan, nasa will encourage private companies to build their own spaceships to ferry astronauts to the international space station. under the bush administration, nasa's goal was to send an american astronaut to the moon for a seventh time. the obama administration wants, instead, focus on getting to mars. today, in cape canaveral, florida, at the kennedy space center, the president will unveil his plan to take nasa in a new direction. >> what the president will outline represents our best opportunity and our best effort to get this agency and program back on pace to put astronauts and rockets into space, as the president so strongly desires. >> reporter: while famed astronaut neil armstrong has publicly criticized the president's plan, another space pioneer, buzz aldrin, supports the changes. >> i totall
, versus focusing what is wrong with america. as long as that is the attitude that you cannot do anything to uplift this country without feeling like you are handing out, giving handouts to someone, and you are against obama no matter what, because you feel for someone -- is going to benefit from it. host: thanks for the call. i am going back to another opinion piece. dan ball says the tea partiers movement is a reaction against obama and the democrats' agenda. sarah palin may be trying to become the movement's most prominent voice, but the real motivating force is the president and his policies. we are asking whether you think the tea partiers will have an impact on the upcoming elections. we read about charlie crist and the impact on the florida senate race. a democrat from brooklyn, new york. good morning. caller: good morning. it has become a habit to wake up and hear the conversation focused on the tea partiers movement. either you have nothing else to talk about -- i don't know if fox cable networks as influence in your studio. host: let me stop you. this program is a reflection of
're watching public affairs programming on c-span, created by america's cable-tv companies offered as a public service. in a few moment, president obama outlined his plans for nasa. after that, senator joe lieberman on a preliminary report. and later, a news conference with leaders of the tea party express from this year's congressional election. >> c-span, public affairs content available on television, radio, an online. the also connect with us on twitter, facebook, and youtube. >> president obama talked about the plan to cut back on planned missions to the moon, relying more on private companies to transport astronauts. he was at the kennedy space center and was introduced by senator bill nelson. this is 40 minutes. >> the man i am about to introduce is a patriot, a leader, and a visionary. he is also someone who knows the importance of america being a leader in science and technology through space exploration. he has been there, done that. he is a marine general, an aviator, a test pilot, flying more than 100 missions in vietnam. i have known him the better part of a quarter of a century.
anthem. >> please be seated. i think you to the united states air force band mid- america from scott air force base in illinois, and to our neighbors and friends from tinker, illinois, for hosting our friends and guests. our city has certainly change in attitude and appearance. and during the last 15 years we have worked together with common resolve to defeat evil attack against us. we constructed this beautiful memorial and the compelling newseum to the ground of the attack. the rebuild heavily damaged box around the site. today, we continue our work building and even greater oklahoma city. now please welcome the mayor of oklahoma city, the cornet -- mick cornett. [applause] >> as john mentioned, april 19, 1995 began much like today. the temperature was seasonal, the sun came out, and then our lives were changed forever. ultimately, each of us, individually and collectively, have been faced with choices, the choice is between strength and the uncertainty, the choices of optimism and pessimism, the choice is between freedom and fear, choice is between moving forward and falling back. and
. the rest of the world is beginning to move. east asia is doing exceptionally well. even latin america -- brazil is doing well and the remainder of latin america is doing well. we are doing okay. the american and economy is accelerating faster / -- the american economy is accelerating faster. europe will have a major problem with the exchange rate and other problems. japan is coming back and everybody is coming back, but there are laggards. the problem is getting closer and closer to where the deflationary will be behind us and that the real issue of inflation begins to rise which, paul volcker said, you cannot have a system where you have large deficits, but very large expansion in the monetary base, and not altogether inflation. it has never happened. >> what can the fed to do about some of these long-range problems? >> it is mainly out of the hands of the federal reserve in the sense that these are very deep- seated, political, cultural problems. what bothers me specifically is that in recent months we are exhibiting an absolute inability to cut anything. the c-17 which is a great c
diversity in america. "washington journal" is next. . . our question for you this morning is about financial regulatory reform. do you think it will get bipartisan support? the lines are -- you can also e-mail up -- e-mail us at journal@c-span.org or twitter. senators will face a future -- crucial test vote on far reaching legislation to overhaul the nation's regulatory system. republicans said sunday they plan to block efforts to move forward unless democrats altered several elements. meanwhile, democrats and obama officials spent much of the day finalizing strict new rules to rein in the huge derivatives trade -- other coverage of that in "the washington times." republican leaders said yesterday their ranks are unified and determined to shoot down a key test vote today, potentially embarrassing scenario for democrats seeking to advance a major item of president obama's agenda. our question to you is, do you think bipartisan support will materialize today on the financial regulatory bill. and it's not today, because of differences between the parties -- do you think it will be different, pe
to america? you know, it's going to take hard enforcement. it's going to take tough security, and it's going to have to take an amnesty program that streamlines the process. i have to share this with you. pie wife and i this winter, we purchased a canadian fishing lodge because, well, i'm addicted to fishing. i just love it, you know. and this has been a real education for us trying to do business in another country. now, i am convinced -- i have nothing against the canadians, they are wonderful people, but, folks, we're supposed to get along. and we treat each other -- the canadians and the united states treat each other like we're criminals. we do. i foe -- i'm starting to feel how the mexican folks right now and there's so much red tape and there are so many hoops you have to jump through, it's almost easier to do it illegally. i know why they're coming across the border because there's just so much stuff you got to do to work with america, there's so much stuff you got to do with work with canadians. can't we have some international summit or should we say a summit of countries in this h
that any america first. to my independent brother from florida, right on, man. we need to get rid of these two parties. they need to be put out of office. we need to bring into a third party, and not fall for this tea party garbage, either. these two big parties do it every time they are not in office. we tried to be the independent, liberals, conservatives buddies. they're not our friends. they are our enemies that keep oppressing us. host: that will be the last voice this morning. in the stern, who for many years has been the president of the -- he has announced he will leave that position. on a personal side, he is turning 60. the personal aspect is much involved in his decision to leave. that is it for our thursday morning. we go to the house of representatives for today's live coverage. gues. the speaker pro tempore: the prayer will be offered by the guest chaplain, reverend clyde miles, lighthouse reform church, howard, pennsylvania. the chaplain: o lord, who call this nation into being, to the lives and sacrifice of those whose hearts are state upon you. they conduct the wo
of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> that is going to take it back. take our country back. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] in a few moments, supreme court justices testified on capitol hill about the budget request for next year. in an hour-and-a-half, president obama outlined his plan for nasa and the future of human space flight. after that, and breathing on the investigation into the fort hood in shootings with senators joe lieberman. later, we will retire the news conference with leaders of the group to party express. >> on "washington journal" we will give the congressional agenda with sheriff brown of ohio. robert sloan is the author of an article that says wall street is the key to democracy. more about the future of nasa from scott case. it is live on c-span every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. a couple of offense to tell you about tomorrow morning. the senate judiciary committee holds a hearing on jud
deficits should america prepare itself for what has happened in michigan? is this now a preview of coming attractions around the country? >> jennifer granholm was barack obama, before barack obama was barack obama. okay. [ applause ] >> we always that jennifer granholm was sitting next to the president at the economic summit so that he could turn to her and say, now governor, did we try that or did you try that in michigan? and if she said yes. he would say okay we ain't doing that on a national basis. but we're doing the same things. cap and trade increasing rules and regulations. making it more difficult for americans to aspire to their dreams. increasing taxes with health care. making government bigger. we are doing on a national scene what michigan has been doing the last eight years. we need to stop it. the rest of country will look like michigan. >> sean: i am convinced this president with nancy pelosi, this government, i don't even call -- i'll even call it this regime, ladies and gentlemen, thank you. i think they are so detrimental if we don't kick them out. pelosi, reid, obama a
right now are the problems which we in america will probably face in the not-too-distant future. those problems are massive out of control entitlement programs, enormous debt, massive deficits, and continuing big spending programs. in short, martha, they can't pay their bills. greece can't, out of money, portugal is threatened, spain is threatened, italy, austria, probably in the same boat down the road if this thing spreads. so if i may say, their writing is on our wall. now -- go ahead, sorry. martha:is -- i was just going to say, stuart, you listen to that list of countries and one could argue, you know, the united states has not been in the same category in terms of the strength of our economy as those countries for quite some time. >> oh, for a long, long time. the equation is not between uncle sam, the federal government and america and greece and portugal and spain. no, the association is with the state governments of california, new york, and new jersey. they have run out of money. they face an enormous decifit and budget crunch. they need bailouts. so there is a mirror image h
, republicans are jostling to to see who's right and who's farther right. the pulse of america when we come back. >>> as republicans gather for a big pep ralfully new orleans, we take the pulse of america. tonight especially, the pulse of the part that leans right. with us tonight, cnn contributor, eric erickson. eric, you heard a liberal perspective of the president's challenge in picking a new supreme court justice and a characterization of justice sotomayor as a moderate and a dare to the republicans to try to be aggressive in whoever the president picks next. what's your test? we don't know the name, let's not dwell on who it might be. but you saw how the republicans handled sotomayor and the aggressive questioning but in the end she was confirmed. the same game plan good for you, or do conservatives and republicans need to do more? >> well, you know, i would like them to do more and be more aggressive. it depends on who he picks. remember the republicans fell all over themselves to vote at the end of the day for brier and ginsburg when clinton was president. some voted for sotomayor. i thin
of a criminal probe here. s&p equity cut it to a sell and bank of america and merrill lynch cut it to a neutral this morning and see it down another 7% and all the other financials are weak here, as well. they're also concerned about any criminal porobes of any kind. finally, massey energy, third company here involved in difficulties here. there are reports of criminal investigation, i say reports regarding that mine explosion in west virginia that happened about three weeks ago. all of this weighing on the market. people don't know exactly what's going on. good news follow up on the home builders. generally orders have been improving here. horton 55% improvement overall in the net orders. that's an excellent metric and generally they have been improving. ryland one of the companies only disappointing. chevron same story here. higher oil prices have helped the upstream production but good news in chemical and even, larry, refining is starting to get better and you know what a disaster that has been for a while. >> investors are digesting a lot of important economic data today, manufacturing, co
, america. >> chris: next on "special report." president obama gets another chance to shape the supreme court, with the retirement of justice john paul stevens. one of the key congressional players in healthcare reform says he won't run again. and sarah palin fires up republicans at a convention in new orleans. live from our studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. the oldest justice on the u.s. supreme court says it is time to step down. he sent his resignation letter today to president obama. we have fox team coverage. brian wilson looked at the politics of putting a new justice on the court but we begin with james rosen at the white house on today's announcement. >> leadership will be met. >> with the retirement of the associate justice john paul stevens among serving of the supreme court members, president obama has the second chance to shape the court's direction. and he nominated sonia sotomayor last year and he said the juror will affect the daily lives of the american people. >> it will be someone who like justice stevens
[inaudible] i was wondering with america just struggling to pay their bills, losing their jobs [inaudible] and fail to pay taxes on rental properties? [inaudible] nseries why are you such a disgrace? i have my tax returns. can i be free from other penalties? ♪ ♪ i want to introduce the next speaker a warrior here in washington, d.c. today in and day out is battling the injustice of the tax code. he formed the taxpayer protection pledge. he asked every candidate, every incumbent to sign it, reduce taxes this. he lives here in washington, d.c. but he is in part from washington, d.c. because he is a warrior who understands the tax code as well as anyone. i want you to give a big war round of applause for a fellow patriots, grover norquist from the americans for tax reform. [cheering] >> we have thousands of americans getting together today and over a thousand rallies in washington, d.c. and across america and it's not possible to thank all the people who took the time and effort to organize that but i would like to say special thank you to the three who did the most to make th
, and yet, we keep seeing signs of inching up more and more inside of black america. what do we do about those americans who are hardest by this recession? >> those figures are telling. you mentioned them, and we really need to step up to the plate, and so, providing some assistance, for example, for infrastructure, to make sure that those jobs are available. also, small businesses, to make sure that within the black community and beyond that money is available for small businesses. we have a lot to do, a lot to do, because the unemployment rate has stabilized, and jobs have gone up, but we have a long ways to go, because when you include people who have given up looking for work, the unemployment rate is even worse. you know, this administration inherited a terribly deep hole, the worst since the depression, and we have been trying to dig out of this whole. it is not going to happen overnight, but we have to keep building the foundation here, and i think this administration is determined to do it. it is often tough. there have been some tough votes here, but it took a lot because the ho
for the planet it is done under our strict control and high-technology in america as opposed to in nigeria. the niger delta is polluted, the amazon basin off the coast of ecuador real new guinea -- a equatorial new guinea. in every argument, we ought to be doing here. what do you restricted and shut down the entire pacific ocean and alaska? >> what about the northeast, north atlantic? >> because this is a political and sensible statement. if it is successful and it does not cause horrible environmental damage, and the studies show that it is feasible, we move on. if it does, you stop. >> al gore said that fossil fuels are destroying our environment. >> well, he says that, yes. >> all the time. >> it is not destroying our environment. these things can be controlled. president obama has proposed -- nina is right. this is a prototype effort. it works, we will expanded. the pacific is not off limits for ever and ever, amen. >> what are we testing? we have a ton of dueling happening every day in the gulf of mexico, in a hurricane area, and it is successful. >> it is whether we can neutralize th
when -- she could be the devil. she could say i hate america. i want to destroy america. and that way they'll only be able to say, why do you hate gay, immigrant, black, handicapped women. >> you know, senator, it's amazing how you can make a good living talking about a guy on a commuter train after three drinks. seriously. that's the kind of stuff i heard growing up. that kind of stuff is so uninspiring and yet i guess it has an audience. >> it wasn't just what you heard growing up. this is what glenn beck said during sotomayor. he said the same kind of stuff, attacking her, attacking her qualifications when she was number one in her class and done so well throughout her career calling her emotional and all of these things and it got out there. but in the end, you heard people like lindsey graham voting for her saying maybe he wouldn't have picked her but she was clearly qualified and he was proud to vote for her. in the end, she got confirmed. i think the hearings while they were difficult at times they were fair and that's what we want to see again. all this garbage and all of thes
and popularity you have there across america, why have you not led the charge to force the fed to release all of the e-mails that it has with aig, with goldman sachs, in other words begin a popular crusade just as you in effect created the tea party on a specific issue of transparency of the fed so we can understand what the fed thought what they did, and why they did it? do you think there's any possibility of success there? >> i think we've actually accomplished that by getting such a strong endorsement for auditing the fed. you know, when you ask for narrow records, i see looking at all the records so i've taken a broader brush. i want to know everything about it. i want to know who they loaned money to like foreign governments and foreign central banks and international financial institutions and private things. the things you mentioned are right and correct but i know all that plus more. what they would like you to do is look at some of these lending agencies and we better give you some of that information and that will satisfy everybody. we need a much broader investigation. >> just so
. ♪ >>> good morning, america. i'm bill weir. happy easter on this april 4th. >> happy easter, everybody. i'm sharyn alfonsi in today and today is a celebration for christians around the world. just moments ago pope benedict finished saying easter mass at st. peter's basilica and in a rare move the top cardinal addressed the pope saying the church would not be intimidated by petty gossip. we'll have a live report from the vatican in just a moment. >>> also, a prominent american priest who has some harsh criticism for the way the vatican is handling this. >>> also, tiger woods, big week for him. he's back on the golf course tomorrow, a practice round at augusta for the masters. finally will hold a press conference. he has a lot to prove on and off the course. we'll get that with a sports psychiatrist and experts on that. >> i wonder if his wife will be there. >>> a dramatic rescue in new york after a toddler falls 20 feet into the east river. her father and a stranger dive in to save her. it was caught on tape. it's a great piece of video. >>> we do begin with the vatican where pope benedict
by the cigar institute of america. -- thoughtfully provided by the cigar institute of america. >> then he unlocked the doors because they have been locked. the real heroes start pouring in at this time. the faults in the back room who gave us at hand when we needed them. the final phase of every mission, the final celebration, is to pass out an american flag. we had the flag that we passed. we started this tradition when we set our first american -- second record. it was the record when we rounded the two spacecraft the first time. since then, there has been an american flag in hand of every controller at the time of touchdown. this is just spectacular time for us. i do not think anyone will ever forget those final moments. these are always something. while we wait for the crew to recover -- the backup crews and the capcoms always develop some kind of parity on what happened during the course of the mission. and this was a parity that was taken off after a very short set of comments i made during the misison. -- th emission -- the mission. he said, i think it is an instrument -- instrumen
states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. and if you will now remain standing, it is my delight as a mother to introduce you to a young woman will be singing the national anthem. ♪ >>oh, say, can you see, by the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming? whose broad stripes and bright stars, thro' the perilous fight, o'er the ramparts we watch'd, were so gallantly streaming? and the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof thro' the night that our flag was still there. o say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave? ♪ [applause] great. ladies and gentlemen, that was fantastic. can we have another round of applause? [applause] >> this is a great honor for me. i am new to the stage in national politics. but i would like to say that this is the opportunity of a lifetime, because i believe the event that we are all at today is the first event on the path to taking back the congress of the
to washington, march 2 washington and sign up for the army, navy, marines. america is not free. guest: i think you raise an important point about the e- verify program. arizona it is one of the few states require a individuals to participate in this. we are opposing this kind of program to push it nationally. in the end, there are a lot of programs out there that are conditioning robust worksite and foresman, which amnesty. what we are saying is, this is the wrong approach. to some extent, they are taking me the obama administration is painting themselves into a dangerous corner by saying we are going to take the interest of illegal aliens at a hard- working families who need enforcement. if they were serious about a pathway to citizenship, they would be talking about a far more comparable to a set of measures. they would be talking about curtailing future migration of extended family relatives. meaningful reforms that have been recommended by every commission in the last 30 years to start burning some credibility into the system. instead, because of the legislation they are talking about at t
as a friend, and america is very fortunate to have his talent as secretary of agriculture. i am honored to be here, to be speaking with you. the first speaker at this club was theodore roosevelt. i do want to point out that both peter roosevelt and franklin roosevelt or assistant secretaries -- both theodore roosevelt and franklin roosevelt or assistant -- were assistant secretaries of the navy. [laughter] there was a time when the navy only had three commissioned brigades, the united states, the consolation, and the constitution. we had a tiny navy, and one which had never fought. since the days of the revolution, the navy had been pretty quiet, although you could make a pretty good argument that the reason america changed the articles of confederation to the constitution that we have today it was because we could not build a national and navy to deal with the barbary pirates. that was one reason for the changes in philadelphia in 1789. in 1798, then secretary of the navy had three ships, a few marines to sail on those ships, and a decidedly limited navy. today, things have changed a l
nuke terrorist icon looks like this and this and even this. coincidence? wake up, america. >> the pigly wiggly, i new it. "countdown with keith olbermann" starts right now. have a great night. >>> which of these stories will you be talking about tomorrow? smoking gun, as the tea party express in boston draws only 5,000, the idea that it is independent grassroots, destroyed. politico finds a 2009 memo, republican consultants dreamt it up and planned it as a way to raise money for their pac and planned how to promote it on fox news. independents who aren't, news that is propaganda. >> tea party express, we applaud you for uniting and for putting up with the bs from the lame stream media. >> but the memo shows, madam, it's all a congame. >>> the oklahoma politicians bid to create a state militia to fight against the federal government. the president shall be commander in chief of the army and navy of the united states and the militia of the several states. uh-oh. our guest, john dean. >> that old beach boy song, bomb iran, you know, bomb, bomb, bomb. >> then it was just funny. now on iran,
that way he could just say when -- she could be the devil. she could say, i hate america. i want to destroy america. and that way they'll only be able to say, well, why do you hate gay, immigrant, black, handicapped women? >> yeah, because we all saw how effectively being a black woman insulates you from republican accusations that you hate america. so which radicals top president obama's short list? according to most reports, solicitor general elaine in a kagan, so radical she only got seven republican votes last year. federal judge diane woods' name is being mentioned. along with names outside the judiciary, michigan governor jennifer granholm. let's bring in george washington university professor jonathan turley. >> hi, keith. >> what do you think is the impact on the court of justice stevens leaving? >> for liberals, it's a very sad moment. stevens was part of what you would call the greatest generation for liberals on the court. it's like watching the passing of world war ii veterans. this was, he came at the hayday of the liberal court. he served with marshall brennan. these were gian
america's political system? did you watch the u.s. presidential debate? what did you think? >> it's kind of hard because i actually don't live in america. i think it's like -- it's just like here. you know, you get your chance to vote. you have your own say. like barack obama, he's a democrat like the labour party. and what was his name, the republican, john mccain, it's like the conservatives. so it's very similar. >> chairman and chief executive of medco health solutions, dave snow announced his company will benefit from the new u.s. health care bill this year. during his speech to the detroit economic club. medco is the largest u.s. pharmacy benefit manager and operates the largest u.s. mail order pharmacy. this is about 45 minutes. >> back in that period of time i was there like many of you and you felt that. and you experienced that. and not only on the east side of detroit but both my degrees coming from wayne state university, it all sort of touches. it's interesting, you know, when you look at the detroit economic club, it helps set the agenda when you look at that film of bringi
. president obama is different and symbolizes the increasing diversity of america, symbolizing the loss of control, predictability, certainty, clarity, that a lot of people need for their well-being. >> that's different than what they were talking about and inflammatory was not that. >> bill clinton was appearing at over the anniversary of the bombings at oklahoma city, the 15th anniversary. the issue with your conclusion, because he didn't necessarily compare the tea party. >> i saw he drew a parallel. >> no, i think that actually -- well, listen to what he said and we can debate it. bill clinton with the sound bite you heard, just gave the crazies out there an excuse to be violent. he just offered them an opportunity to be violent. >> that wasn't bill clinton, that was --. >> what pick -- what bill clinton said. >> we will go to weather and come back. >> can i help you? >> we are actually on the air, live. really? okay. now you see what goes on here. i will be right back. >> i will call it a day. will you taking it from here, please? >> are we on tv? what is going on? gosh, i thought
>>> good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. >> and i'm robin roberts. it's thursday, april 15th. this morning, breaking news. all flights suspended at some of the world's busiest airports, after a volcano erupts in iceland. why the clouds of ash are grounding planes here in the u.s. >>> also this morning, russian officials announce they will suspend all adoptions by americans, after that tennessee mom sent her adopted 7-year-old back to russia, alone on a plane. >>> the next, big battle. democrats unveil their plan to reel in the big banks. but republicans say it will just lead to more bailouts. is that true? we ask a top republican, if the two sides can somehow come together. >>> the parents of that 11-year-old autistic girl speak out about their daughter's rescue from the florida swamp, as our cameras show how treacherous it was. >>> look at this. lighting up the sky and phone lines, from missouri to michigan. >>> boy. that is not your average falling star. >> we're not going to see as many planes in the sky because that volcano is bringing air traffic to a grindin
of america. i'm not sure that achieves that goal. that means restoration of the wall between traditional banking and investment and all the reckless stuff that we know has been going on. >> greta: are you talking about goldman sachs that type of institution? >> those institutions that are engaged in traditional banking, community banks, those portions of goldman sachs and morgan and all those who are in traditional, home loans, loan businesses, fine with me if we back it with federal taxpayers' money in the for of the fdic. but the people that engage in all these other activities, derivatives and all those things no taxpayer dollars should ever be at risk. >> greta: what about an outside agency as the president has proposed to be a watchdog. is that fruitful or do we -- one of the gripes i've had first we should look within the government to see whether or not we don't have government entities that can do that what is your view on create ago outside agency or looking within our own government to see whether we have the ability and we just dropped the ball. >> i'm always nervous about cre
on in america, so it isn't really a choice for them, this culture. to me, the culture has to start from the top and i'm going to give you an example, and i'll be short, mr. chairman, as i always am. i was governor for eight years in west virginia and we were having unacceptably high death rates in hour mines. i decided that as chief executive, that is, c.e.o., that i would go to each of the mines where the mine inspectors would gather, after there had been a death. that had never happened before. there i was sitting, as there were trying to explain to each other what happened and who should have done what. things happened. everything was different, because the culture change took place at the top. now i'm not saying that i changed the world, but it did have an effect and that's why in a secret world it end of 35 miles of hard driving, and then a thousand to 2,000 feet underground, when only a few -- or only a few people from that state or from any state have ever been, it has to come from the top. it has to come from the top. >> mr. chairman, related to that, i have been down in an underground
. >> thank you mr. chairman. >> hearing is adjourned [gavel] >> you can watch this and other "america and the courts" on our website, and join us next weekend for america and the courts, saturday 7 p.m. eastern here on c-span. you are watching c-span, created for you as a public service by america's cable companies. up next remarks from president clinton on the oklahoma city bombing and the impact that the bombing had on americans. and later regarding the apollo 14 mission and today marks the anniversary of that return after that near disaster. earlier this week, former president, bill clinton, talked about the oklahoma city bombing on americans, it's been 15 years and president clinton talks about this event, this is about 45 minutes. [applause] >> thank you very much. thank you michael for your remarks and for your service to our country. i want to thank john and al for hosting this forum. 15 years after oklahoma city. i want to thank the panelist, mr. brownstein, mike waldon and jamie relic. i must tell you that's the first time i have seen that film. and i as has been said continu
and pat toomie. >> and america's back, is america back or is someone cheerleading for a very friendly administration? >> congratulations on your book. >> thanks, judge. if you do the crime, it could be on your license for the end of time. why one state wants drug offenders to have labels on their driver's licenses. >> some are too scared to report it. we're not scared. i am a little. gretchen isn't. >> we're back at 53 minutes after the hour. a lawmaker's proposal to tackle drug abuse is stirring major controversy in the state of louisiana. they're proposing that the driver's license of two time felons bear a label that says drug offender if they've been convicted of a drug offense but is this the scarlet letter for addicts, former addicts and former dealers who have done their time? our guest this morning. louisiana representative ricky hardy who proposed the legislation and on the other side, dr. ken roy who runs the addiction recovery resources of new orleans and is a recovering addict himself. representative hardy, is this a good law or does this affect people's civil rights in
and illinois to continue another campaign of sorts. selling the recovery to small town rural america, which in these parts is still hurting a little bit. at a town hall yesterday, the president avoid the goldman chaos back in washington. he didn't have any four-letter words to drop but did get in a dig at republicans who he says a are blow blocking efforts to reform banking laws. take a listen how he basically says arizona has legalized racial profiling. >> you can imagine if you are a hispanic american in arizona, your great grandparents may have been there before arizona was even a state. but now suddenly, if you don't have your papers and you took your kid out to get ice cream, you're going to be harassed. that's something that could potentially happen. that's not the right way to go. >> now, savannah, that was part of a town hall. he wasn't planning on making immigration remarks but the audience knowing it was the news decided to ask. another issue in the news though that he avoided has been goldman. all that stuff was happening yesterday. he didn't say a word about goldman. it will be
called america's attention to the fact that it was not living out the reality of its promise. not just to african-americans, but to all americans. dorothy height showed extraordinary courage and conviction in the face of bigotry and discrimination and like so many in this body who faced bigotry and discrimination, they did not allow that to poison their soul. they did not allow that to diminish their relationship even with those who they saw as oppressors. to that extent, the above the conduct directed at them, to change that conduct by love and positive encombagement. dorothy height is a perfect example -- engagement. dorothy height is a perfect example. young and old participating in this society which unfortunately too often we see today falls into anger and competition rather than civility and discussion. i'm wore owed about the anger that i see in -- i'm worried about the anger that i see in society today. in some respects not justified at the level that we find it. yes, there's room for disagreement. but dorothy height shows us that notwithstanding the fact that there may be disa
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minutes. he tells us what's headed for north america. my subaru saved my life. i won't ever forget that. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> remember the first home grown terror attack on united states soil. the dallas morning news summed up the oklahoma city bombing in one word. there it is. terror. the daily oklahoman called it the morning of terror. more than two weeks later, the search ends. 164 bodies found. the death toll, 168. a day of mourning followed amid the rubble. timothy mcveigh was put to death for the crimes six years later. today, family members of those killed and survivors have gathered at a memorial where the alfred p. murrah federal building once stood. the impact of the deadly building still reverberates with those who lived through it. here are the thoughts and memories from a survivor. >>> there was a day care center in the building. that day care center would have been devastated. [ crying ] >> when i see the pictures of me in the hospital in the bed, i see a little boy covered in blood. it's unbelievable. i'm chris wynn. i'm 20 years old and i'm a sop
between men and women is wider in america than anywhere else in the western world. but all of these issues and facts remain erased in the country's news media. katie couric and diane sawyer aside. in 2006 of the 35 hosts or co-hosts of prime time cable news shows, 29 are men. on the sunday talk shows, men outnumber women by 4-1. home wood is still very much run by men. we all applauded katherine big low's crashing finally after 82 years of the glass ceiling, but only 9% of major film directors are female. so have we come a long way sips the 1990's? you bet we have. but women and men should be much more indignant about the resurrection of sexist images that undermine girls and women's self-esteem and seek to keep us, especially our daughters, in their place, and there is still much unfinished business for girls and women in the country, and we should resist and indeed, challenge the seductive message that full equality has been achieved, and that feminist politics are passe and no longer necessary. what can we do? there's plenty to do, but i think the first step is to name enlightened sexis
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